George C Voght

22 December 1901–10 September 1973 (Age 71)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of George C

When George C Voght was born on 22 December 1901, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Foster Russell Voght, was 33 and his mother, Eva A. KENDALL (Coykendall or Coylendall), was 33. He married Margaret Ruddy on 14 February 1925, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 10 September 1973, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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George C Voght
Margaret Ruddy
Marriage: 14 February 1925
Jeanne Voght
Mary June Voght

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Ruddy


14 February 1925
Cook, Illinois, United States


    Jeanne Voght


    Mary June Voght


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 4

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

Age 19

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Vogt .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George Voght, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Voght in household of Adam J Strauss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Voght in household of Marion Ruddy, "United States Census, 1930"

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